Import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to Premiere Pro CS6/5/4/3
Summary: Does Canon C300 Mark II recorded 4K MXF footages just go straight to Premiere Pro CS6/5/4/3? In this article, we’ll give you the tips how to import and edit C300 Mark II 4K MXF in Premiere Pro CS6/5/4/3 without problems.
Canon C300 Mark II is a hot camcorder on the market, since it released it has attracted great attention due to its excellent hardware equipment. It features a Super 35mm CMOS sensor, which will help you to record 4K, 1920*1080 60/50i, 23.98/25p True 24p videos. With C300 Mark II you can record high quality videos, it delivers the highest image quality with its XF Codec–the same codec used by other Canon XF professional camcorders.
Though Canon C300 Mark II camcorder can help you to record high quality 4K MXF footages, but usually it can make video editing a real nightmare. "I’ve got a ton of Canon C300 Mark II footage that I’m trying to import the C300 Mark II 4K MXF files to Premiere Pro CS4 for further editing. Since the files come out natively as MXF, Premiere Pro CS4 couldn’t recognize these files at all, let alone do the polishing work. What should I do?"
If you are currently using an older version of the Adobe (for instance prior to Adobe version CS5), maybe an upgrade of the Adobe version could help. Still stuck with unsuccessful attempts? Perhaps there is some required codec missing or it is an incompatible video file format. Actually, it’s not so hard to do the trick. Why we always have trouble editing because Premiere Pro still cannot accept all codecs contained in an MXF file to go natively. From Adobe Premiere Pro supported file formats list, we can find Premiere supports MPEG-2. So here comes to the key problem.
Now, the problem seems easier to be solved–a professional and powerful tool is the solution. Here we recommend Pavtube iMixMXF, applying which you are capable of converting C300 Mark II 4K MXF to MPEG-2 MPG format, the compatible video format with Premiere, with lossless quality at faster speed so that you can edit the footages in Premiere Pro CS6/5/4/3 without any problem. Besides, the program is developed with some useful editing features, including merging several clips into one for easy importing, downsizing the files for editing and storage, adding text/image/video to original files, adding subtitles, replacing original audio tracks, etc.
How to import Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF to Premiere Pro CS6/5/4/3 for further editing?
Step 1: Download and install the program from the website or click the free trial icon. Then, launch the best iMixMXF and load your original MXF files in with "Add video" or "Add from folder". Directly drag files in is available.
Step 2: Click the "Format" bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get "Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas>>MPEG-2 (*.mpg)".
Step 3: Click "Settings" button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need.
Step 4: Click the "Convert" button on the main interface if you have done all the preparation work. This is the workflow that we need to convert 4K MXF to MPEG-2 .mpg.
Conclusion: OK, everything is ready, you can get the generated files by clicking "Open" button and instantly edit Canon C300 Mark II 4K MXF files in Premiere Pro CS6/5/4/3.
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